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Title: Verklaringskloof en subjectiviteit
Subtitle: Natorp, Husserl en Lacan over reflectie
Author(s): FEYAERTS, Jasper , VANHEULE, Stijn
Journal: Tijdschrift voor Filosofie
Volume: 78 Issue: 3 Date: 2016
This article discusses the recent call within contemporary phenomenology to return to subjectivity in response to certain limitations of naturalistic explanations of the mind. The meaning and feasibility of this call is elaborated by connecting it to a classical issue within the phenomenological tradition concerning the possibility of investigating the first-person perspective through reflection. We discuss how this methodological question is respectively treated and reconfigured in the works of Natorp, Husserl, and Lacan. Finally, we lay out some possible consequences of such a cross-reading for the conception of subjectivity and the concomitant effort to account for this dimension of first-person experience in response and in addition to its omission within the standard third-person perspective of psychological research.